FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
CAN I USE LETTERS AFTER MY NAME?
CAN PATIENTS BE PROVIDED?
Yes. If you not able to or prefer not to treat your own patients, all patients can be provided for you on the Clinical Training Program. You will treat a variety of live cases under supervision over 5 days. We guarantee that you will place at least 6 implants during the Clinical Training Program.
DOES THE PRACTICAL SKILLS WEEK INCLUDE ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD?
The Practical Skills Week includes lunch. Accommodation is not included. The venue in Cambridge, where this program is held (The Moller Institute), has 92 air conditioned en-suite rooms that are graded at 4*. Cambridge also has plenty of other hotels ranging from budget to luxury.
DOES THE COURSE MEET ANY SPECIFIC STANDARDS?
Yes, the course teaches the syllabus published by the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP). This syllabus is the training standard required by the General Dental Council for the practice of dental implantology in the UK. The PGDip is accredited by the regulated UK awarding body, EduQual, as a formal postgraduate qualification, allowing use of the letters PGDip (Dent Imp) after your name.
WHAT ARE THE COURSE'S AIMS & OBJECTIVES?
The course aims to improve the knowledge and skills of dentists who have completed the PGCert (Dental Implantology).
WHAT IS THE COST?
The course costs £6,950. for the Treat Own Patients option and £9,950 for the Provided Patients option. The course fees can be spread over 10 months with our Easy Payment Scheme. All fees are subject to VAT.
CAN I TREAT MY OWN PATIENTS?
If you have previous experience of completing treatment in a minimum of 20 implant dentistry cases you can choose the Treat Own Patients option. You can then submit cases that you treat in your own practice.
CAN I SPREAD MY COURSE FEES, RATHER THAN HAVE TO PAY IN ONE GO?
Yes. You can pay the course fee interest free over 10 months (September-June) with our Easy Payment Scheme
Yes. The award is formally accredited by EduQual as a Level 7 postgraduate diploma qualification, aligned with the Ofsted Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF). You would be entitled to use the letters PGDip (Dent Imp) after your name upon successful completion of the program.
WHAT IS EDUQUAL?
EduQual is a regulated UK awarding body, approved by SQA-Accreditation, a globally-recognised national qualifications framework aligned to other recognised frameworks such as the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).